Job Title:STAFF PHYSICIAN
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Job Announcement Number:LAG-PHS-847739-SAC-003
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|$59,652.00 to $101,352.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, February 28, 2013 to Sunday, March 31, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|4 vacancies in the following location(s):|
Eloy, AZ United StatesView Map
Los Fresnos, TX United StatesView Map
Pinal County, AZ United StatesView Map
Florence, AZ United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|This position is open ONLY to current U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Officers.|
NOTE: This position is in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps and you will be referred as a Commissioned Corps personnel and not as a candidate to a permanent GS career or career-conditional appointment. This USPHS position is being filled at the rank of Commander (O-5).
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: ONLY USPHS OFFICERS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THESE POSITIONS BASED ON THE APPLICANT'S YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND THE NEEDS OF THE LOCATION.
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.
ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/.
The ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC) exists within the organizational structure of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) under the supervision of the Department of Homeland Security. The United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Officers, civil service staff and contract employees comprise the healthcare professional working together to provide quality healthcare services. IHSC serves as the medical experts for ICE.
The incumbent serves as a Physician for one of the healthcare facilities located across the nation for the ICE Health Service Corps. These sites provide medical care to detainees in Immigration and Custom Enforcement custody.
MISSION: The ICE Health Service Corps protects America by providing health care and public health services in support of immigration and customs law enforcement. This is accomplished through maintaining a committed, effective and efficient workforce who provides evidenced based appropriate health care in a cost effective manner.
1. Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from a U.S. or Canadian school as approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association in the list published for the incumbent's year of graduation.
2. Unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
3. Doctor of Medicine degree or equivalent degree from a medical school other than one covered by the above (including foreign schools), provided that the medical education and the knowledge acquired is substantially comparable and equivalent to that of graduates of approved medical schools as described in above. Such comparability may be evidenced by permanent and full or unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
4. Maintains clinical professional skills via continuing education opportunities.
5. Maintains CPR/BLS certification.
6. Maintains ACLS certification.
7. Maintains basic readiness status.
8. Cultural Competency.
9. Interpersonal Skills.
10. Clear Oral/Written Communication Skills.
- Maintain current license and meet continuing State edu requirements(if req)
- Maintain BLS certifications
- Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
- Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
- Ability to pass background investigation